Equipment Reliability Tests

Ausstattung Reliability tests
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Reliability tests accompany the development of new processes. In addition to mechanical testing methods, moisture and thermal tests according to various standards, combined tests adapted to application conditions are also used. We also offer customized conditions for reliability tests.

Ausstattung Reliability tests
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  • Temperature Storage
    • High-T storage
    • Fast T-Cycles (-70°C/+180°C)
    • High T-Cycles up (-70°C / 300°C)
    • T-Cycles up to 20 K/min
  • Humidity Tests
    • 40°C/93% or 85°C/85% r.H.
    • HAST (110…150°C @ 85% r.H.)
    • Pressure Cooker (121°C @ 100% r.H.)
    • T-Cycle and humidity w/o condensation
  • Mechanical Stress Tests
    • Vibration (Sinus/Random)
    • Mechanical Shock
    • HALT/HASS (6-Axis-Random-Vibration)
  • Quasi-Static Mechanical Testing
    • UPM Zwick 1446 (Zwick / Roell static testing system, 10kN Allround table top with video extensometer (videoXtens biax 2-150 HP))
    • TIRAtest 28025
  • Dynamic Tensile Test
    • MicroTester 5848 INSTRON
    • Elektropulser E 10000 INSTRON
    • Washin
  • Dynamic bending  

Cyclic stretch test of liquid metal sensor with in-situ resistance measurement

Cyclic stretch test thin film flex embedded into stretchable tpu

Working Group

System on Flex

The research group System on Flex at Fraunhofer IZM focuses on advancing the fields of flexible hybrid electronics, stretchable electronics and electronic textiles (smart textiles). The goal is developing innovative solutions for various applications. The group focuses on developing scalable manufacturing processes for flexible, stretchable and textile electronic systems.